Laboratorio del Desierto (dung pats)
Basic information
Sample name: Laboratorio del Desierto (dung pats)
Sample aka: Mapimi Biosphere Reserve

Reference: J. M. Lobo. 1996. Diversity, biogeographical considerations and spatial structure of a recently invaded dung bettle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) community in the Chihuahuan desert. Global Ecology and Biogeography Letters 5(6):342-352 [ER 659]
Country: Mexico
State: Durango

Coordinate: 26° 40' 30" N, 103° 45' 0" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: coordinate is the midpoint of ranges given in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Protection: biosphere reserve
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 28.0
CMT: 12.0
MAP: 284.0
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 1
Sampling methods: no design, hand capture
Sample size: 969
Years: 1993
Days: 8
Sampling comments: "sixty 1 kg dung pats [that were] set out"
Sample: 964
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-06-15 13:35:51
Modified: 2015-10-02 21:04:53
Abundance distribution
4 species
0 singletons
total count 969
standardised richness: 4.0
Fisher's α: 0.533
geometric series k: 0.1775
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.3944
Shannon's H: 0.6462
Good's u: 1.0000